Jean-Luc David is a Toronto-based software developer and consultant. He founded Stormpixel.com in 1998, where he specializes in web design and in developing custom desktop, Tablet and Windows Mobile applications for his clients. Jean-Luc has written many technical articles for companies such as ASPToday.com, C|NET and XML.COM. Jean-Luc has the unique distinction of being the first Canadian to receive the Microsoft .NET MVP Award.
Ron DeSerranno is the founder and CEO of Mobiform Software Ltd. His software development career first began at the Space and Atmospheric Research Group, Physics Department, at the University of Western Ontario. He was a Microsoft Certified Trainer and consultant and taught courses in both New York and Toronto. For five years, he was development lead and architect for Rockwell’s flagship Industrial Automation product RSView, an invaluable tool for globally scaled companies such as Kraft and General Motors. Other ventures include the establishment of BoardMaster Software and Motivus Software Ltd. Mr. DeSerranno is considered one of the leading authorities on XML-based graphics technologies and has been designing and developing world-class software products for many years. His current focus is on WinFX by Microsoft.
Bill Ryan is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Embedded Product group. He’s currently working as a senior software developer at InfoPro, Inc in Augusta, Georgia. He is a .NET enthusiast and spends a lot of time working with bleeding-edge technologies. His favorite areas in technology are ADO.NET, the Compact Framework, Microsoft Speech Server, Biztalk Server, and Yukon. Outside of technology, his interests include reading, cult movies, techno-music, and cuckoo clocks. You can usually find Bill in one of the Microsoft .NET newsgroups, his blog (www.msmvps.com/WilliamRyan) or some of his Web sites (www.knowdotnet.com, www.devbuzz.com).
Alexandra Young of Mobiform Software is the team leader
for Avalon and XAML education as well as user interface design for
Mobiform’s XAML Designer for WinFX, Aurora.